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MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am PST
to the politics of sandy, christie is certainly playing his part. just one of many characters in the sandy land drama. the tell it like it is governor will eat his own if he has to to get new jersey their aid. is he mad at the embattled leader holding the purse strings, who is being undermined by his unreliable lieutenant. also in the picture, new york congressman peter king who finally helped boehner tame the growing mutany in the house hours after giving him a very public dressing down. in the background? president obama who has been calling christie and is only too happy to watch the house republicans self-inflicted wounds from afar. a tangled web of alliances and motives with christie adding to the intrigue by playing boehner against his double-crossing deputy. >> i spoke to joert leader cantor earlier today. i have to tell you that i think that eric was working as hard as he could to get this done for us. >> and as fearful as i am of ever interrupting chris christie, i want to let you know that tim cain will be sworn in on the floor, and we will take a look at that, and i be
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
christie versus boehner, and university john king, versus john boehner. and more on hillary clinton's condition and the republicans who lied about that. >>> and in the rewrite tonight, the secret governing, totally secret governing that took place in the united states senate today even though it was on c-span, it was completely a secret. i know you have been told the senate is closed after the fiscal cliff vote. but that is not true. the truth is that the senate works better than you think. and it did that today. that is coming up. i tell them de very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. >>> it is hard out there for a boehner, house speaker john boehner couldn't even get the support from his l
Current
Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
congress didn't want to give it, here is chris christie's response. >> 66 days and counting, shame on you and shame on congress. >> cenk: i'll tell i couldn't chris christie is no one to celebrate today. and then djamgo on chains. more controversy. first the right wing was attacking it, and then left wing is attacking it, and then samuel l. jackson is saying anything. >> have you ever said it. >> try it. >> really? >> we're not going to have this conversation unless you say it. >> cenk: i think you know what that word is. did he say it? only one way to find out. of course, the elbow of the day. chris christie oh no longer has immunity. "the young turks." >> cenk: i believe that was go time. all right so looks like we've got a deal. if there is one thing that i know about president obama he said that the whole election was about making sure that people making above $250,000 were going to have to put in their share right? well if you don't believe me on that, let's listen to the president and figure out how many times he might have said the magic words $250,000. >> i called on congress
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
chris christie versus boehner, and university john king, versus john boehner. and more on hillary clinton's condition and the republicans who lied about that. >>> and in the rewrite tonight, the secret governing, totally secret governing that took place in the united states senate today even though it was on c-span, it was completely a secret. i know you have been told the senate is closed after the fiscal cliff vote. but that is not true. the truth is that the senate works better than you think. and it did that today. that is coming up. my name is marjorie reyes, and i'm a chief warrant officer. i love the fact that quicken loans provides va loans. quicken loans understood the details and guided me through every step of the process. i know wherever the military sends me, i can depend on quicken loans. big time taste should fit in a little time cup. new single serve cafe collections from maxwell house now available for use in the keurig k-cup brewer. always good to the last drop. >>> it is hard out there for a boehner, house speaker john boehner couldn't even get the support from
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
else? here's one guy who is not optimistic. new jersey governor chris christie. he uses the bully pulpit better than anybody to turn up the heat on the house for stalling on more sandy storm relief. and secretary of state hillary clinton is out of the hospital after being treated for a blood clot in her head. we'll have the latest on her condition and what's next as she prepares to leave the obama administration. >>> good morning from washington. it's thursday, january 3rd, 2013. thi this this is the daily rundown, i'm chuck todd. 82 house freshmen and a dozen new senators will be sworn in today as the 113th congress convenes. and the budget fights that the new congress issin herriting look a whole lot like the budget fights this country has been dragged through over the last two years. >>> the 112th congress goes out with quite the bang, if you will. it will adjourn as mathematically the least proddive and least popular congress on record, just about 220 bills passed by the 112th congress signed into law. the last passed 383 bills, before that, 460 bills. the last time the nbc ne
CNN
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
christie set to hold a news conference on the fight over aid to victims of superstorm sandy. these victims may have to wait for months for help, because your congress just cannot get it together. unless, unless a meeting this hour provides a last minute fix, house lawmakers will leave town would the passing an aid package to help sandy survivors rebuild their homes and their lives. lawmakers from areas affected by sandy are furious that the senate-passed bill may die. republican congressman peter king says it is all speaker boehner's fault. >> speaker boehner is the one. he walked off the floor. he refused to toll us why. refused to give us any indication or warning whatsoever. i'm saying anyone from new york and new jersey who contributes one penny to the republican congressional campaign committee should have their head examined. i would not give one penny to these people based on what they did to us last night. i would say -- i'm talking about the people in my neighborhood that i see, people are out of homes, people are living in devastated homes, people without jobs, people los
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 3:00am PST
going to start. >> is this chris christie? >> no, we're going to do that later. >> peter king? >> no, seriously? >> why aren't we starting there? >> i actually tried to bring it up several times yesterday, but apparently you need lawmakers ranting and just railing against congress in order to cover it. i was horrified yesterday. >> i thought chris christie gave -- wow! >> oh, now you're horrified because chris christie's horrified. great. we'll get there. but first, president obama has signed into law -- >> lit off bottle rockets and smoke bombs. >> i want to hear from grover norquist because this logic is fantastic. passed by congress that raises taxes for the higher earners, extends tax cuts for many americans. the president reviewed a copy of the bill while vacationing in hawaii before directing it to be signed via auto pen. that's the signature machine that the presidents sometimes use while away from washington, far from a bipartisan public signing ceremony. look at this. >> it was special. he wanted to capture it. it was special. >> back at the capitol -- >> in wisconsin they w
CNN
Jan 3, 2013 12:00am PST
christie, outraged over the deal congress didn't vote for. >> new jersey and new yorkers are tired about being treated like second class citizens. shame on you. shame on congress. >> top new york democrat christine quinn tells me what she wants now from the speaker john boehner. plus a family still struggling after sandy. >> my politicians are going to hear from me and from my community. >> hillary clinton out of the hospital, but that hasn't stopped the conspiracy theories. why some of the right claim the secretary's illness is not what it seems. >> people who go out and generate rumors and lies are stupid. >> and a star is born. in about six months. the unending fascination with kimye. this is "piers morgan tonight". >>> good evening i'm wolf blitzer in for piers morgan. it isn't often you hear a politician a governor no less on the job react with the kind of anger we heard from chris christie today. he says what he thinks and what he thinks about john boehner's failure to vote on superstorm sandy aid. >> i was given no explanation. i was called at 11:20 last night by leader cantor and
Current
Jan 3, 2013 3:00am PST
they should have gotten on the plane with president obama and toward the area with governor christie. by the way, i was reminded yesterday, my favorite memorial here in washington, after the lincoln memorial, is the fdr memorial. etched on the walls of that, some great statement by president roosevelt. this one always struck me. the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. boy, republicans certainly flunked that test again today. peter, what's going on? >> on the christie press conference, we're tweeting at bpshow. you can find us there at bpshow on twitter. travis moss says governor chris 'tis's problem as a republican is he actually cares for all of his constituents, not just the rich ones. fred wilder says congressional republicans define success as how many americans they can cause real misery to with their votes. >> bill: these guys would walk away from this. remember eric cantor walked away from the earthquake victims in his own district. a couple of years ago. refusin
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
>> mason: tonight, superstorm christie. >> shame on you. shame on congress. >> mason: northeast republicans blast their own party from speaker boehner on down for failing to pass a sandy relief package. elaine quijano is covering. over the cliff and back. nancy cordes and wyatt andrews on the new year's night budget deal and how a tax break for racetracks got in it. obesity is a health risk. but researchers now say being a little overweight could reduce your risk of dying. dr. jon lapook with a surprising new report. and she was one of the most popular sickers ever. remembering patti page. ♪ i was dancing with my darling to the tennessee waltz ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley>> mason: good evening, scott's off tonight. the sigh of relief that came when the house passed the fiscal cliff deal was soon drowned out by a roar of anger. governors chris christie of new jersey and andrew cuomo of new york along with senators and house members from those states blasted house speaker john boehner today for putting off a vote on
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 12:00am PST
christie has some h for house republicans. we'll have all th >>> house members from both sides of the aisle are outraged after speaker john boehner holds up hurricane sandy relief. and new jersey governor chris christie has some harsh words for house republicans. we'll have all the reaction coming up. >>> and as students in newtown prepare to return to class, president obama keeps the focus on gun legislation. sam stein of "the huffington post" will join me for the latest on that. >>> and you can listen to my radio show on sirius xf radio monday through friday, noon to 3:00 p.m. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter using the #edshow. good to be back with you. we're coming right back. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. we now know the house republican caucus can be divided against itself and its leadership can be split right down the middle. republicans are reeling and conservatives are moaning. >> look, there are a lot of conservatives in the caucus, republican caucus in the house who hate the bill, and for good reason. i mean, this is a complete su
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:30pm EST
. >> after hurricane city ravaged the nation, the nation's top chris christie, a romney supporter, buddying up to president obama. >> when you know you have a responsibility to those folks, you could give a damn about the politics. i could care less about politics. >> what is chris christie's future? >> re-election looks quite probable, to the point where the mayor of newark, seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable job rating ever found in any governor of new jersey after his handling of sandy. >> did that natural disaster and the reaction of governor christie and the reaching out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a week earlier and you look at the polls, and to was a lot closer. i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoral landslide. i think his 2.8% advantage in the popular vote probably would have been a pointless. people ask how important obama's reaction, h
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am PST
invasion robbery in the richmond district. i'm christie smith. i'll tell you what those suspects took plus what they may have thrown outside on their way out of the scene. that story coming up. >>> was it a silent crime? police in daly city find a person bleeding inside of a car. hear from one witness who heard nothing but saw plenty. what he says happened as police cars just flew by. >>> bundle up again this morning. it is cold outside. we'll get a look at your upcoming weekend forecast as well. it's thursday, january 3rd. this is "today in the bay." >> easing toward the weekend. good thursday morning, everybody. it's 4:30. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. lots to get to this morning. let's start out with that forecast and meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning to you, jon and laura. good morning to you at home. it's cold out there again. as cold as this time yesterday morning. that means you want to go and bring in those sensitive plants yet again and don't keep pets out there for too long this morning. this is the last frigid start. major changes ju
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
christie for having the guts to not just look after new jersey, but, literally, hug a democratic president in the face of everything that he knew his party would reign down on his head. helped him, helped the president, helped new jersey. >> so despite the fact that you were going to give it to the ground candidate of the obl campaign, you cross parties and go to chris christie. >> it seemed like goodwill to all people. >> victoria, are you going to be as bipartisan as richard is? >> i'm not. and i'm going to roll it back. i think when president obl rolled out his contraception mandate, that was absolute genius. because what he did, he forsaw that republicans and the catholic church was going to come out against it. that, in turn, helped mobilize women and kick off that women's movement for the 2012 election. and, yet, he stepped back. when the church came up and said i'm going to put the onus on the health care company, he came out having his cake and eating it, too. >> so the contraception move by the president, way back in march? >> you know, and then you have the susan g kohm
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> happy new year to you, rev. >>> co >> coming up, jersey strong. chris christie unleashes a massive attack on speaker john boehner. >> it was disappointing and disgusting to watch. >>> this was the speaker's decision? he is alone. >>> that's why people hate washington, d.c. that's why they hate this politics. >> and the gop crack up is boehner's number two. eric cantor, is he planning to take his job? plus, good news about hillary clinton today. but i want to know when the right will apologize for their deplorable behavior about her health. you're watching politics nation on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection.
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
hurricane sandy relief. and new jersey governor chris christie has some harsh words for house republicans. we'll have all the reaction coming up. >>> and as students in newtown prepare to return to class, president obama keeps the focus on gun legislation. sam stein of "the huffington post" will join me for the latest on that. >>> and you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio monday through friday, noon to 3:00 p.m. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter using the #edshow. good to be back with you. we're coming right back. you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every personalized d
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
new jersey governor chris christie has some harsh words for house republicans. we'll have all the reaction coming up. >>> and as students in newtown prepare to return to class, president obama keeps the focus on gun legislation. sam stein of "the huffington post" will join me for the latest on that. >>> and you can listen to my radio show on sirius xf radio monday through friday, noon to 3:00 p.m. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter using the #edshow. good to be back with you. we're coming right back. called the car myself. i'll give you a lift, sir. who are you again? daniels, sir. accounts. who's this? this is daniels. key player over in accounts. ♪ daniels. director of accounts. [ male announcer ] the all-new nissan sentra. [ daniels ] good luck in there! c'mon, daniels. you're vp of accounts aren't you? [ male announcer ] it makes a powerful first impression. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ because for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise, alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. let'
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good morning. i'm alison kosik. >> and i'm christi paul. it is 8:00 on the east coast. 5:00 for all you early birds out west, obviously. >> and it's early. >> yes. >>> start with negotiations going on this weekend to try and keep going off the fiscal cliff. the deadline is now just three days away. president obama is modestly optimistic. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin has more on what needs to happen in order to make a deal. >> reporter: alison, christi, hi. the good news is things could have been worse. it doesn't seem to those of us watching from the sidelines as though time is running out, but congress does some of its best or at least its speediest work when the nation's back is against the wall. after a rare oval office meeting with top congressional leaders, the president said he's modestly optimistic a deal can come together. emphasis on "modestly." >> the american people are watching what we do here. obviously, their patience is already thin. this is deja vu all over again. >> reporter: both sides left an agreement, at leas
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
. still ahead the dramatic rescue after a dog fell through an icy pond. >> more from a chris christie and why he says members of congress should be ashamed. >> another dramatic turn in the we set our goals higher than anyone. perdue is the first d the only chicken company to have usda process verified programs for fresh, all natural chicken. our chickens are not fed steroids or hormones. [ jim ] we raise our chickens cage-free. we're trying to make a better chicken. well i always worry about what's in the food that i put on my children's plate. that's why we use all-white meat breading that is whole grain with omega-3 and no preservatives. it is my goal to make the highest quality, best-tasting nugget on the market. i want consumers to go "dang, that's a good nugget." >> a virginia man on death row for a drug-related murder is scheduled to be released tomorrow. >> there's only one thing now standing between him and freedom. >> it was earlier today after a short hearing that the judge ruled tomorrow night at 5:00, he can walk and of the jail behind the free men unless a federal appeals
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
new jersey governor chris christie who says boehner refused to take his repeated phone calls last night as it was becoming apparent the sandy aid packal wouldn't go to a vote in the house. >> you sit around and delay and you give assurances to people things will be done and they're not, that is not doing your job. have some guts. put it up. vote yes or no and move on. >> this afternoon, boehner spoke with christie and he and cantor met with the congressional delegation from new york and new jersey and assured them sandy pack knowledge new form is the top priority. a package that peter king says will be pork free. this friday they will vote to get immediate resources to the national flood insurance program. there will be votes on the rest of the sandy aid package. then it has to go to the senate. >> start all over. thank you. >> bret: you heard the phrase "fiscal cliff." then bill and law accompany the overused phrase fiscal cliff. some out the it as win, politically for taxpayers. the reality, according to both sides is really more of a mixed bag. president obama -- >> president o
CNN
Jan 3, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> new jersey governor chris christie may not be so quick to forgive speaker of the house john boehner at least when it comes to that sandy vote. christie gave boehner and the entire republican leadership an earful, vintage chris christie, for delaying that vote. >> there's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims. the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. new york deserves better than the selfishness we saw displayed last night. new jersey deserves better than the duplicity we saw displayed last night. america deserves better than just another example of a government that has forgotten who they are there to serve and why. >> governor christie says he was given no credible reason for that holdup. >> subtle. the word subtle not in the chris christie playbook. not at all. >>> three days after being admitted to a new york hospital to treat a blood clot, secretary of state hillary clinton has been discharged. she was spotted walking on the grounds of new york presbyterian hospital yesterday accompanied by her husband, the former president bill
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
new jersey. t we had been watching chris christie a lot whether it was to do super storm sandy or whether to campaign for mitt romney. s there's a lot of question about whether he would get the o challenge from the very popular mayor of newark, at least popular in some circles cory booker. >> what's interesting about this is that cory booker put out a web video which is how all the a politicians announce these days. he said i'm interested in obnning for senate. that job isn't actually open at this point. senator frank lautenberg holds that seat, a long-time democrat. he has not telegraphed what he's going to do. when cory booker put out this statement that he was going to run lautenberg said there's a time for politics.au it's next year. that's when i'll address it. lautenberg is 80 years old. he's in his 80s. he might decide to run.h he could be... decide to keep that challenge afloat there. we could either be talking about a democratic primary or booker is very well known. he's got a strong national presence.el so this is somebody who could clear the field for the democrats but
Current
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
golden parachute. >> stephanie: right. the disaster relief -- chris christie obviously didn't like the beating he took for basically getting blamed for romney losing. >> caller: absolutely. the quote of the day was when boehner looked at those people in his own party and said i don't want to talk to you people. and i thought well that's because it was new year's day, and he didn't get to recover from new year's eve and have a little hair of the dog or whatever. >> stephanie: right you wonder if it's part of the steam we have been talking about, is republicans only understand issues when it happens to them. and because it's peter king's state, he just now noticed that republicans act like douche nozzles. >> and ass hats. >> caller: exactly. boehner has been working under some agreement called the hahser rule. when he went against that rule and brought it in, it got voted in, period. >> stephanie: yep. >> caller: this is great. >> stephanie: happy new year. >> caller: happy new year. >> and i'm sure with the hastet rule involved pork. >> stephanie: that's right, jim. >> it is always goin
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
christie of new jersey and andrew cuomo of new york, along with senators and house members from those states, blasted house speaker john boehner today for putting off a vote on aid for victims of superstorm sandy. we have three reports on all this tonight. first, elaine quijano on the storms of protest over sandy aid that got action. elaine? >> reporter: good evening to you, anthony. well, here at the state house in new jersey, republican governor chris christie said the people of his state are being used as political pawns just two months after sandy hit. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you. shame on congress. >> reporter: superstorm sandy caused over $36 billion in damage in new jersey. governor christie says he was assured by congressional leaders that the aid package would be put to a vote, but house speaker boehner pulled the legislation and did not return christie's phone calls. >> disaster relief was something that you didn't play games with. >> reporter: do you feel betrayed right now, governor? >> yes. if the people of new jersey feel betrayed today by those who did this in
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 11:00am PST
outer richmond district. nbc bay area's christie smith is live outside that home right now. christie, what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning, jon. the students who live in this unit behind me are completely shaken up. they say it was about 3:00 in the morning when some men kicked in the front door, demanding money and marijuana. they made them get down on the floor while they searched for it. >> i've never had a gun in my face before. that was pretty intense. >> reporter: he's scared to show his face and hearing his story, it's easy to understand why. five men broke into his richmond district duplex overnight. >> they ended up getting a little violent with us. hit some of the guys. they kicked me in the throat. >> reporter: it was 3:00 in the morning. after the ordeal, san francisco police spent hours at the scene. they gathered fingerprints from the kitchen knife the men used to threaten the college students and their friends. >> two of the guys went through all our stuff. and there was one guy holding us in the room. he kept asking for drugs and stuff. but we didn't have anyt
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
blunt style, new jersey's governor chris christie said congress betrayed them. >> there is no reason for me at the moment to believe anything they tell me. >> reporter: under intense pressure, boehner quickly relented. he met with members from the northeast and they got results. a vote on some emergency aid this friday. >> we're getting what new york and new jersey need, and that's all that counts. >> reporter: so boehner promised that this friday, the new congress will vote on $9 billion in flood insurance, emergency aid. and then in a couple weeks, they'll look at a $50 billion package. he also did have a conversation with governor christie. and, again, kate, all of this is against a backdrop of a congress struggling to deal with government spending at a time when there are these real-world emergencies. kate? >> kelly o'donnell on capitol hill again tonight. >>> many of the people who live and work in areas devastated by sandy are frustrated and furious tonight that they have to wait even one moment longer to get the help they desperately need. nbc's anne thompson reports from new
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
york are still homeless. media like bloomberg, they like christy, they don't have any person to blame. they blame bush 43. >> come on. i was watching a lot of television during katrina. it's not only the numbers of people killed. it was the complete disaster of fema. doing one heck of a job when people were in a stadium where they didn't have a food and water. this performance was much better much improved. the president himself handled it better. he came up to new york. >> let's be real about when you call 911. its local responder. when you are on your roof and you can't get off your roof you are calling somebody, it doesn't ring at the white house. it is the local responder, mayor that is in charge. it was a disaster down in hurricane katrina because the local responders did a terrible job. >> that is not true. first of all this is a terrible situation. we are the federal government and specific the white house did not pay attention, did not understand the severity of the damage being done to new orleans and that entire area and that population. it was racial overlay to it that adde
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 2:30am PST
performance went to new jersey governor chris christie who said he repeatedly tried to call the house speaker late at night after learning that sandy aid vote had been canceled. >> there's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims, the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. we respond to innocent victims of natural disasters, not as republicans or democrats, but as americans. or at least we did until last night. last night the house of representatives failed that most basic test of public service. and they did so with callous indifference to the suffering of the people of my state. i called the speaker four times last night after 11:20 and did he not take my calls. on a political chess board of internal palace intrigue politics, our people were played last night as a pawn. and that's why people hate washington, d.c. that's why they hate politics. last night it was my party responsible. both parties can take plenty of responsibility over time. but last night my party was responsible for this. new jerseyians and new yorkers are tired of
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30am EST
watching president obama and chris christie there at hurricane sandy. it was -- pivotal political moment this year. most memorable scene and for a country looking for people who can work together across party lines it was a new symbol. >> and ruinous for whom? >> i don't think it's ruinous for christie at all. >> no, no. not christie. ruin the romney. >> oh for sure. >> romney was nowhere to be seen and he had been -- he had the big mo going in. best political theater u. n. ambassador susan rice spinning the benghazi attack. she ended the soap opera with letter withdrawing from her petition for the united states. >> that's the worst? worst is my friend clint eastwood. in the empty chair. >> now wait a minute. >> brought it out -- >> a lot of people liked that. >> it was okay -- i mean it was interesting. >> not good -- >> it blotted out all the film of the great things mitt had done. >> eleanor? >> that's right. okay worst political theater i'm more serious. the senate republicans voting down the u. n. treaty on people with disabilities after senator bob dole made an appearance pleading
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 10:00am EST
christie to barack obama after new jersey got decimated in the hurricane? was it the romney campaign getting caught in a lie with that last-minute jeep ad in ohio? mike was talking about a moment ago as well. just when he, romney, was narrowing the race in that key state. or was the biggest turning point the unemployment number? finally dipping under 8%, motte before the election? helene. >> all of those are g i'll go with chris christie. just because i think for pure political theater, that was a match. saw two politicians at both -- at that moment in time, they needed each other. and chris christie figured out that president obama was about to win. he's governor of new jersey. this is a democratic state. he wants to win re-election. and you can see at that point romney is not looking that good. and he sort of hitched his star to the winner. he's thinking about himself. in 2016. chris: the scene of those guys walking the beach. >> absolutely. with the track suits. chris: that helped. they were dressed for the right situation. yeah. >> i think the biggest turning point was fairly ear
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
to the election, the nation saw governor chris christie, a romney supporter, buddying up to president obama. >>>> when you have irresponsibility for those folks, you could give a damn about the politics of things. i could care less today. >> what is chris christie's political future? >> re-election looks quite probablele to the point where the mayor of newark, who was seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable jobing ever found in the governor of n jersey in its history aftryer h handling of sandy >> did that natural disaster and the reacti of governor christie a and the reaing out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a weweek earlier, the dayy bore say, and you look at the polls, of course i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoralal laslide, and i think his 2.8% advantage in the popular vote would probably have been a point less. it is remarkable. in the exi poll, peo
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >>> and as the gop brand free falls, chris christie rises a day after his blistering attack on john boehner, we have news on the governor's next move. stay tuned. >>> plus, white house photos revealed. behind-the-scenes presidential shots you don't want to miss. you're watching politics nation on msnbc. [ male announcer ] no matter what city you're playing tomorrow. [ coughs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. vicks nyquil -- powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! >>> have you joined the "politics nation" conversation on facebook yet? we hope you will. today, everyone was talking about this photo of minority leader nancy pelosi with the new class of democratic women on the steps of the capitol. heather says there's nothing better to inspire my daughter and all of the young girls in
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
christie is also involved. probably not what you're thinking, though. we'll fill you in ahead. stay wus. le thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> with the new year comes a new congress. politicians come and go, but there are few who will miss more than congressman barney frank. for 17 terms and 32 years, he's been a fighter for fairness. the chairman and the man always good for a sound byte or ten. >> trying to have a conversation with you would be like arguing with a dining room table. >> think about this. somebody hurt my feelings, so i will punish the country. give me those 12 people's names, and i will go talk uncharacteristically nicely to them. >> this is why americans don't trust the government. >> no, this is why your stupidity gets in
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
is about to tell me what's wrong with congress. >> chris christie blasting on the sandy relief bill. i will tell you how that could happen. >>>. >> from the cliff to the debt ceiling. at least we have o will have stuff to get us through months ahead. a few house keeping notes to start with. the fiscal whatever you want to call it is done, we can retire the wheel of misfortune for good and keep this. >> stop the insanity! >> we didn't use that enough last year, but we will in 13. here's where we stand. the house approved the plan to get us through this month, but it is something we will remember maybe forever. the mismoves and the finger-pointing are everywhere and we begin with luke russert who was there for it all. i feel like i have been watching the same thing happen for two years since john boehner became the speaker. one deadline after another and has very little wiggle room. it makes his own members so unhappy. the vote for speaker for the next two years is tomorrow. does he even want this job anymore? >> it's a fair question after the hammering he has taken from folks in his
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
jersey governor. happy new year, gentlemen. bri brian, news from governor christie. >> yes, we is talking about superstorm sandy not getting help. he is not mincing words. basically comparing it to other tragedy answers there is no doubt about who he blames. >> 31 days for andrew victims. 17 days for victims of gustav and ike. ten days for victims of katrina. for victims of sandy in new jersey, new york and connecticut, it has been 66 days. and the wait continues. there's only one group to blame for continued suffering of these innocent victims. the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. >> christie said over the weekend, he was assured this would get done. if you don't know the story, near the end of the session in the house of representatives, did not take unthe bill and now they have to start over from scratch and after 11:20 p.m., christie says, he called john boehner four times and the call was not picked up. back to you. >> certainly a man never to mince his words. disappointing and disgusting, i think says it all. >> on deck, we asked the head of the fix the debt c
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
" christie smith joins us live with the one thing the suspects left behind that could lead police right for them. interesting, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you. new information. i just spoke with people inside the home who were robbed overnight and they are telling a very scary story. they didn't want to go on camera. they say they were inside at the time. these are students and they say five guys with hoods on came into the home and they had guns. they threatened them. they kicked the door down. they are thinking even though there's a gate in front of this home that maybe it wasn't locked and that's how they got in in the first place. what happened is that they say they took a kitchen knife and threatened them in addition to having the gun they say they heard banging and the door gave way. this was overnight about 3:00 in the morning here in the richmond district. they say that these guys got in and kept demanding money and marijuana asking for a large 50-pound bag of marijuana. they say the men believe this was a grow house in the past and they think perhaps that is why it was t
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2013 10:00am PST
we went into the meeting. >> but no forgiveness from another republican, chris christie. >> there's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims. the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. >> in connecticut it's back to class in a new school for the children who survived the shooting at sandy hook elementary. for the first time they're back sense a gunman killed 20 of their classmates and six adults three weeks ago. it's back home for hillary clinton after hospitalization for a blood clot in her head. she's been on the phone within the half hour. what's next for the secretary of state? finally, real courage on the capitol steps today. illinois senator mark kirk, back since suffering a stroke nearly one year ago. >> i wanted everybody to say, you know, that depressed moment you can have when a stroke hits say, look, kirk is even walking up the capitol steps as an example to patients. >> there is real courage on capitol hill today. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. at this hour house members are casting their votes for speaker,
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am PST
morning, it's the "mo'joe rewind." >> from governor chris christie to bradley cooper, colin powell to julia louis-dreyfus. another great year of great guests. all morning we'll entry you interviews and discussions of the year. >> we begin with a much anticipated issue of "time" and the 2012 person of the year. who is it, rick? >> unfurl. >> our person of the year for 2012 is president barack obama. >> that's a shock. >> this beautiful photograph. we were in the white house last wednesday. obama posed for a picture, and then we did a terrific interview. the story is by michael scheerer, white house correspondent. and i know you got -- joe, i know you predicted it. i tuned in yesterday. i think it's kind of impossible to do an alternative choice. >> there's sometimes you've got to do that. >> he's a dominant figure. you know, this couple of amazing statistics, is he the first president since fdr to win with a majority of the vote in consecutive terms. he did that, you know, against an unemployment rate that was higher than anybody has ever won against except for roosevelt, 75 years ago.
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am EST
for them. new >> jersey governor chris christie was also critical of the house leadership. he spoke with reporters several hours before john boehner said there be a vote for hurricane victims this friday and another one on the 15th. >> good afternoon. when hurricane hugo made landfall on august 24, 1992, congress and president bush 41 responded within 31 days with a federal aid package. when hurricane gustav made landfall in 2008 and hurricane ike 12 days later, congress and president bush 43 responded in 17 days with a federal aid package. when hurricane katrina made landfall on august 29, 2005, congress and president bush 43 responded with an initial $62.3 billion aid package in 10 days. hurricane sandy made landfall in new jersey on october 29, 2012, 66 days ago. and our state alone, 3636 homes were damaged or destroyed. -- 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. seven million were out power. 600 state roads were closed. 127 shelters, evacuated citizens, mass transit was closed. all new jersey schools were closed, some for weeks. tens of thousands of businesses were damaged or d
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